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Rail, Junin
 
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Scientific Name:
Laterallus tuerosi
Location(s):
Global, Peru, South America Read more
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IUCN
The population is estimated to number 1,000-2,499 individuals, equating to 667-1,666 mature individuals, rounded here to 600-1,700 mature individuals. This estimate was derived by BirdLife International (2000) from the observation that the species may be fairly common in the c.150 km2 of available m ...
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Wikipedia
The Junin Crake or Junin Rail (Laterallus tuerosi) is a species of bird in the Rallidae family. It has sometimes considered a distinctive subspecies of the Black Rail (L. jamaicensis). The Junín Rail is, as suggested by its common name, endemic to marshy habitats around Lake Junín in west-central Peru. It is threatened by habitat loss. The Junin Flightless Grebe, another highly endangered species, is restricted to the same lake. ...
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